Symbolism In A Separate Peace

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A Separate Peace is a novel with many different symbols within it. Readers have the opportunity to create their own conclusions to what these symbols could represent. One of these such symbols is within the novel’s title itself. A reader can draw several different conclusions about what the title could mean. A reader could make the conclusion that “A Separate Peace” could represent a type of peace that all of the students at Devon are trying to achieve. Another representation someone could conclude is that “A Separate Peace refers to the Character’s childhood (or teenage) years, or one could conclude that it could represent the peace Gene tries to make with himself throughout the novel. “A Separate Peace” may refer to the peace that all of